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ACCESS: News & Perspective, Resources, Blog of the Month, Your opinion and Events.
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For young adults with disabilities
Access for young adults with disabilities
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2017
News and Perspective

Work

Workforce shortage, underfunding: The service waitlist for adults with developmental disabilities
Businesses discovering unexpected benefits from having "neurodiverse" colleagues
Young baker with Down syndrome an international sensation

Education


Meet this Rhodes scholar with Autism
Giving adults with learning disabilities tools to build a career

Systems and Services


I don’t speak for Laura

Independent Living


For people with developmental disabilities, food work means more self reliance
Hurdles record holder Kendra Harrison talks about her learning disability
With no options for their adult son with autism, this couple builds a community
Learning how to communicate with healthcare professionals as someone on the autism spectrum

Science and Technology


How technology can curb social exclusion
Smart canes and wheelchairs help people with disabilities

Disability and Culture


A disabled life is a life worth living
Athletes ready to bring Special Olympics message to World Winter Games
How some people with milder forms of autism struggle as adults
Resources

The 9 things people with learning disabilities want you to know
Technology design and disabilities
Top 5 don'ts and dos when befriending people with disabilities
2017 Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship
City resources for New York City immigrants
Blog of the Month

A look at the objectification of the disabled community
Events

New York

February 28: The Special Education Advocate
March 8: Transition and Life After High School
March 10: Your Guide to Transition and Life After High School

Western New York


February 27: Pathways to Graduation, Niagara Falls
February 28: Pathways to Graduation, Erie
March 1: Pathways to Graduation, North Tonawanda
March 9: Group for Parents of Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Finger Lakes


March 3: Improving Student Involvement in the IEP Process
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